Empathy

Karma, where to start, hmm, it’s complicated, perhaps I should leave it there, oh well, here goes. You can if you wish to regard it as a scorecard of good and bad that depends upon the past, present and future each one dependent upon the other. Then you have to...

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  • May 8, 2021

I was raised Lutheran i.e. by the doctrine of Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, and  Sola Scriptura. The only part of which spoke to me was that my neighbour needed more of my “good” deeds than god, being omnipotent that made sense, the rest not so much. I was aware of...

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  • April 24, 2021

We have all experienced remotely-located call centers, whether from US prisons or foreign countries. “Minerva at Midnight” (I’m usually posting a story at midnight so I might as well make it a feature, not a bug) Blade Runner questions will be at least amusing when you as a disgruntled consumer, is...

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  • March 22, 2021

Look, say Republican Senators. “Biden wants respect and bipartisanship, so all we are asking for is that his nominees show us the respect we so rightly deserve.” We therefore demand. All nominees must agree with us, especially women with their own “ideas”. All nominees must have been nice to us,...

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  • February 24, 2021

The combination of Cancun Ted Cruz, lying Greg Abbott, and Texas Electric Collapse will be Strike 3 for Texas Conservatism if we make the case. Is Texas conservatism dead? See full episodes here. The misery that Texans are feeling right now is widespread. Both the rich and poor are stressed...

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  • February 19, 2021

Wow: Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R) was caught on tape making cracks about physical violence against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), who last year was the target of a kidnapping plot by right-wing militia extremists. He was also recorded spreading lies about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S....

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  • February 10, 2021

Well, I will send one to old Rubio as well. Senator Scott,    You are an embarrassment to the people of Florida and have been for a long time. I must congratulate you however, for being in the presence of  likeminded company such as yourself in the Senate with  bootlicking...

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  • February 9, 2021

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) details her scary experience at the Capitol during the insurrection as she excoriates Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and complicit Republicans. AOC did not hold back on complicit Republican Politician See full episodes here. AOC gave a compelling hour and a half Instagram Live message where she did three...

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  • February 3, 2021

The woman who brought you Nihilist Christmas and Deforestation Garden Chic now brings you Navel Fluff Empathy. I am disappointed and disheartened with what happened last week. I find it shameful that surrounding these tragic events there has been salacious gossip, unwarranted personal attacks, and false misleading accusations on me...

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  • January 12, 2021

Nancy Pelosi really handed it to the GOP Senators today. She called out their lack of morality. We discuss the core of the $2000 stimulus. Nancy Pelosi did great today x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254...

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  • December 30, 2020

With a very effective message, Scott Galloway, the author of Post Corona effectively takes down a system that puts corporations ahead of people. “Post Corona” author hits the nail on the head x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. MSNBC Host Stephanie Ruhle asked NYU Professor and author of “Post Corona:...

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  • December 27, 2020

Yeah, yeah, I know they’re two people, but Trump won it once, too, and he wasn’t a “person” so much as an irredeemable asshole. CNN: Time magazine has named Joe Biden and Kamala Harris 2020's Person of the Year. The two made history on November 7 when they beat Donald...

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  • December 11, 2020

Stephanie Ruhle did not hold back as she excoriated the government's response to COVID. Her empathy for the plight of most is unparalleled. Stephanie Ruhle gets it x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. In a very poignant message, Stephanie Ruhle detailed her experience in which the entire family was infected...

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  • December 8, 2020

Biden has enough electors. Now all Trump has to do besides trying to compel GOP governors to overturn their elections is bribe some “faithless electors”. …the hidden mechanics of electing a U.S. president have drawn new scrutiny this year as President Donald Trump continues to deny Biden’s victory and pursues...

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  • December 6, 2020

A friend sent me the following post. One can only believe what she is saying if we discount the conditions of a large swath of Americans. Sadly, few will see her severe lack of empathy. A severe lack of empathy See full episodes here. Just the setup of this woman’s...

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  • December 3, 2020

This couple-year old post lacking empathy is making the Right-Wing rounds. We debunk it—Trump’s violent sycophant on the move. Lack of empathy is dangerous x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Trump attorney says...

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  • December 1, 2020

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 2020

Today is election day. Are the polls on point? Will Biden beat Trump? Let’s talk about the future under whoever wins the election. Will Biden beat Trump? Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The...

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  • November 3, 2020

We are 7 days from the election and we want every vote counted.  If you have not mailed your ballot, drop it off.  Drop it off in a drop box,the polling place or supervisor of elections.   Make that ballot your flowers for the 200,000 dead who are no longer here. ...

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  • October 27, 2020

Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords tweeted a video of a special needs child, the son of a murdered teacher at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,  meeting the former vice president in Washington DC during the March for Life protests. Gabbards herself is a gun violence survivor. The video is...

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  • October 27, 2020

Like a cartoon dog in a burning room or a river in Egypt, we know Trump will spend his post-presidency looking for the real reasons he lost the election. America faces no issue more pressing than the coronavirus pandemic, and so the president has found the message that he believes will carry...

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  • October 26, 2020

There are many on here who are people of faith and many who are not but maybe some needing hope and encouragement  and are in confusion will read my prayer in the Christian faith who will see truth and maybe some blindly in  the cult off this site will read...

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  • October 20, 2020

Flaily McFails is in rare deform lately. He’s never been able to land a solid punch on Joe Biden so he’s reverted to his default setting, which is to just get crazier and crazier until something appears to stick. But for some reason when you look, talk, and behave like the guy...

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  • October 15, 2020

http://www.cnn.com/… A newly released Poll by CNN shows Joe Biden leading Trump 57% to 41% among likely voters nationally. The poll was taken October first through the fourth. The last head to head survey by CNN/SSRS was taken August 28 through September 1 and had Biden leading 51% to 43%. It...

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  • October 6, 2020

Some big news out of Mississippi: The Lincoln Project, a group of Republicans opposed to President Trump, plans to support Democratic Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy against incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the final month of a race that has otherwise seen scant national attention or outside spending....

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  • October 1, 2020

Some big news today out of Mississippi: x .@JoeBiden unites and heals. He has dignity and empathy. He is the leader our country needs right now to move forward. I am deeply honored to receive his official endorsement today. pic.twitter.com/EQwUIlk4cq— Mike Espy (@MikeEspyMS) September 30, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe...

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  • September 30, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of South Carolina courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: Republican incumbent Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison are locked ina dead heat in the race for U.S. Senate, 48 – 48 percent, according to a Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pea-ack)University poll of likely voters, which...

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  • September 30, 2020

This professor is the prototypical Liberal elitist that continuously fails the Progressive movement. His support for Trump's SCOTUS nominee was summarily ridiculed by Journalist Emily Bazelon, if even in a disguised manner. SCOTUS Delusion x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. The lack of empathy does not exist solely...

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  • September 27, 2020

Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson makes clear he is a political independent He is the type of movie star whose persona and the roles he plays will appear to White Men, especially those without a college degree. Thus this endorsement should have some impact we will see watch x As a...

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  • September 27, 2020

x WOW!!! The dictator went to the Supreme Court just now. Listen to the response as they shout. VOTE HIM OUT!!! VOTE HIM OUT!!! VOTE HIM OUT!!! pic.twitter.com/9AIcu4IcHg — Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) September 24, 2020 x President Trump on boos at Supreme Court: “That was just a political chant —...

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  • September 25, 2020

Biden continues to lead with no slippage nationally, and is apparently perceived by 13% as more intelligent than Trump (sic). x New Quinnipiac national poll: Biden 52%Trump 42% Second national poll of the day putting Biden +10, after MU Lawhttps://t.co/xUqrQzeaBs— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) September 23, 2020 x Brutal numbers for...

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  • September 23, 2020

Climate change denier Donald Trump has been credibly accused by his former DHS Chief of Staff (Miles Taylor) of ordering FEMA to withhold funds for California climate change victims during the aftermath of devasting wildfires in 2018. The personification of cruelty, Trump reiterated the same threat to the state of...

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  • August 22, 2020

David von Drehle writes on Trump’s negativity, often revealed as the usual reactionary, anti-modern attitudes of conservatives. It coincides with the release of another film on Trump’s qualifications for office, #Unifit: The psychology of Donald Trump. Political scientists speak of “negative partisanship.” It’s a category, not a value judgment. It...

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  • August 22, 2020

WaPo published an update to the estimation of whether Trump was more than a rhetorical trope as a fascist, or more of an actual, historical fascist. 29 more “Benitos” to go, Trump has yet to win reelection by rigged balloting and only has a fraction of the population incarcerated. Ripping children...

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  • August 22, 2020

“I’m the only thing standing between the American dream and total anarchy, madness and chaos.” Trump at the Council for National Policy Recalling that Mark Burnett wanted once to have Trump arrive at an event like Hitler at the Nuremburg rallies, next week’s GOP convention should have bombast to compensate...

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  • August 21, 2020

Received this e-mail from former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton: x I wish Donald Trump knew how to be a president, because America needs a president right now. Let's save our country, and our democracy, by electing @JoeBiden. My full speech from last...

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  • August 21, 2020

One could not help being moved by the sheer empathy displayed by MSNBC Host Hallie Jackson, who used her return from maternity leave to make an important point. Hallie Jackson shows uncharacteristic empathy x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. I was so impressed with Hallie Jackson's statement...

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  • August 20, 2020

in his Washington Post column titled For someone who says she hates politics, Michelle Obama is a political powerhouse. Let me put it simply by starting with his final two paragraphs: Speakers tonight had no crowd to rouse, no applause to draw energy from, no way to gauge how their...

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  • August 18, 2020

MSNBC showed  anecdotal evidence (no link for now) of one — dare I say it? — emerging theme of denial from Trump supporters about his failure on handling the coronavirus pandemic: it’s just a “snapshot” of Trump’s performance.  He has done many great things for this nation, and like some kid with one...

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  • August 18, 2020

The President and the Republican leaders of the Senate have failed America. These politicians have left Washington DC likely for weeks while Americans are suffering. The statement Speaker Nancy Pelosi made to the reporter, was necessary to ensure some false narrative did not metastasize. x x YouTube Video Watch the...

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  • August 14, 2020

Donald Trump with one phrase illustrates that he is a man without a soul, a man without empathy. He simply does not care about anyone but himself. Trump cares nothing about American deaths. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. AXIOS' Jonathan Swan interviewed Trump. In that one interview, he...

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  • August 5, 2020

Yes I am SHOUTING.  That’s because this is about the most important thing you can read today. The piece is titled How the Pandemic Defeated America and is subtitled “A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.” Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, actually warned...

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  • August 3, 2020

Trump held his hate rally on June 20th at Tulsa.  Trump had workers remove “Please don’t sit here” stickers on the seats to discourage social distancing. He demanded a packed event. Three weeks later, Tulsa hit a record number of COVID patients. Thankfully, the venue was sparsely attended, or it could...

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  • July 30, 2020

Political Wire posted this article today (behind a paywall): The Dow Jones Indicator of American Politics. It’s based on a report from Charlie Cook —  Right Direction/Wrong Track Numbers Tell the Story of the Election — and it shows Trump in deep trouble. Cook looked at the last 40 years...

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  • July 22, 2020

We have all talked about the man from the orange planet is like he is, but I think I know.  I have not read Mary Trump’s book but after listening to Joe Biden today and listening closely to his talking about this advice he got from his Mom and Dad...

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  • July 21, 2020

In a meeting with a group of children and their parents, held more than nine years ago, a little girl asked Congressman John Lewis what he remembered about protesters' first attempt [Bloody Sunday] to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma, Alabama. After describing his harrowing experience to the ten-year-old,...

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  • July 19, 2020

A “virulently racist” Trump has made the nation seem like Stockholm Syndrome’s identifying with the terrorist, as Mary Trump doesn’t underestimate the Trump family’s vindictiveness. The last question by Rachel Maddow was concern for Mary Trump’s personal safety, now that the book is now generally available; she’s taken precautions. Denial is...

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  • July 17, 2020

The rate of lies doubled as soon as Trump began the Ukraine shake-down and the Mueller Report was thwarted. Try to remember the lies of the Obama administration, just as a simple comparison. In a related development, Trump is now gaining on a lock for being the worst POTUS in history,...

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  • July 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA): x It’s an honor to endorse @HarrisonJaime’s campaign to bring new and bold leadership into the Senate. His empathy, character and integrity make him a leader South Carolinians deserve. I’m ready to fight with him to...

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  • July 11, 2020

And no it’s not about testing levels, which are nowhere near what needs to be done; and then there’s the lack of contact tracing. This in addition to the numbers that are probably under-reported. Andy Slavitt tells us we need not freak out (yet): x COVID Update July 2: Why...

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  • July 3, 2020
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